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With Brits living longer and the rules of retirement constantly changing, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Look here for all of the news and insight you need to plan your future, whether you’re retiring now or looking forward to freedom. If you're on the cusp of retirement check out our 'Retiring Now' section. Our 'Retirement Planning' section is a useful tool in the run-up to retirement.

Retirement planning

Two years of pension changes: seven essential checks to make now

Constant changes to rules for savings and pensions are more than just a frustrat...

‘I’m married, do I still need a will?’

If you’re married and you’re wondering whether you need a will to make provi...

Death lump sum payout from pension could leave loved ones with huge tax bill

Complex and unfair rules regarding ‘death-in-service’ payouts from workplace...

The question to ask your IFA: it could save you £100s down the line

The IFA sector is an ageing one which is why it’s essential to ask a prospecti...

The pension oversight that could cost you £1,000s

It’s important to check the target retirement age you selected when you starte...

Financial planning is essential for everyone: here’s how to get started

It’s Financial Planning Week 2017 so no matter your wealth, your age or your l...

Retiring now

The hidden cost of cohabiting in later life

Older unmarried couples living together may be missing out on tax breaks and sta...

A third of this year’s retirees still financially support family members

One in three people planning to retire this year still help out their families f...

Serious Fraud Office launches probe into storage pod investments

Investors who have bought a storage pod are asked to get in touch with the Serio...

Retirement incomes at 33-month high

Retirement incomes have risen 5.2% in the first quarter of 2017 and by almost 15...

Mortgage debt held by over-65s to double by 2030

The amount of mortgage debt held by people over 65 is set to double from £20.2b...

Pensioners in poverty miss out on £3.5bn of unclaimed benefits

Nearly three million people aged over 65 are struggling financially despite bill...

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